Example 1

Write the slope-intercept form of an equation for the line that passes through the given point and is parallel to the graph of the given line. Note: Drag the blue point to try a different problem.
  1. Rewrite the given equation in slope-intercept form.
  2. Identify the slope of the given line.
  3. Substitute the slope of the given line for in the point-slope form of a linear equation.
  4. Substitute and from the given point into the equation for and .
  5. Simplify the equation.
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